Episode 107 - Anthony Sylvester [Music Video Director | Film Director]
Anthony and I had a wide ranging conversation covering many cool topics. I learned a lot from Anthony during our interview and I want him to come chat with my students in the Fall. In this episode, he talks about his love for Southern hip-hop videos, what it takes to be a good storyteller and why "you cannot control everything". Enjoy!
4:13 - What inspired Anthony to move to Los Angeles.
5:35 - What is it like living in NYC, LA, Philadelphia and Hungary.
8:55 - First video that comes to mind & why the love for Southern hip-hop videos.
11:59 - The role of the music video in the current times.
14:20 - Where does the name Cutsdatflo come from.
19:39 - Directing a proof of concept video.
22:07 - Anthony's love for Tumblr.
25:18 - What does it take to be a good storyteller.
31:34 - How does Anthony stick to his pricing strategies.
35:08 - The Apple Store story.
44:32 - Kevin Lopez.
54:25 - "You cannot control everything ... "
56:14 - Father Rock.
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